What are the side effects of Humulin 70-30?

The most common side effect of Humulin 70-30 is low blood sugar. Low blood sugar is characterized by headache, nausea, hunger, confusion, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, blurry vision, fast heartbeat, sweating, tremor, difficulty concentrating, and seizures. Talk to your doctor if you have itching, swelling, redness, or thickened skin at the injection site. If you develop an allergic reaction to the insulin, characterized by an itchy rash, wheezing, difficulty breathing, fast heart rate, sweating, or   feeling faint, seek immediate medical treatment.

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